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Now in our 8th year, 'Chateau Relaxo' has become one the most sought after residences for family vacations in Sea Pines. Located on Deer Run Lane, Chateau Relaxo is in the heart of Sea Pines and the island's best beaches. Don't miss your chance to stay in this (2nd to 12th row) beautifully appointed 4 bedroom (three with private bath), 3 & 1/2 bath home, with over 2,500 square feet of living space, and your own private spa and pool, which gets great mid-morning to late afternoon full sun, all in the popular Heritage Woods and Baynard Cove area. Conveniently located on the bike path connecting these two neighborhoods along with all of paths that cover the Sea Pines plantation. Feel free to use our bikes (6 adult bikes (26'), one with an attached bike cart), 4 beach chairs and a cooler, for your convenience and savings. Bike to the lighthouse at Harbour Town, or the Salty Dog Cafe at South Beach, both only 10 minutes by bike. (See Frequently Asked Questions and our guest's reviews below)
Enjoy the open floor plan from the kitchen to the living area, great for entertaining and maximizing your vacation time with friends and family, while taking in great views of the pool and lagoon from anywhere in these living areas. And Moms - the kitchen features a great breakfast bar for the kids, as well as chef grade cooking gear, cutlery, and china! The living room features a 46" Samsung Smart LCD HDTV and a Sony Smart Bluray player, both are awesome for watching movies with the family. Or, relax in the Carolina porch overlooking the pool and lagoon while listening to your favorite music, reading or just plain relaxing! When it's time to say goodnight retreat to your own large private bedroom, 3 with private baths, and all with ample closet and storage space.
With our most recent renovation in late 2013 we've added a 4th bedroom / kid's bunk room. This is on top of the 2010 renovation that added a 3rd bath, and a 1/2 bath. The renovation also included a complete renovation of the master bath, master bedroom, living and dining rooms! The house also features an updated 'beach house' paint theme, granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms, HD TVs in every bedroom, and free high speed secured wireless internet service. Come and experience luxury, comfort, and convenience. All at the best location in Sea Pines!
Sea Pines is a golfer or tennis enthusiast's paradise. You're only minutes away from Heron Point, the Ocean Course and the world famous Harbour Town Golf Links, home of The Heritage Classic. All only 5 minutes away!
After your morning activities it's time to get out to the beach! You can walk to the beach, or take a quick (less than a 5 minute) bike ride. Pack the 'mule' (bike cart) and cooler we provide with your refreshments and you're off to the beach! Take the bike path right next to the house to Black Skimmer beach (see the map below). If you are looking for a comfortable, updated, fun, and well appointed home centrally located in Sea Pines, then look no further.
Among the many amenities of being a guest in the Sea Pines Plantation you'll have easy access to:
• Shopping, dining, or enjoy the special evenings of family fun at Harbour Town
• Restaurants and shops of South Beach Marina
• Tennis at The Sea Pines or South Beach Racquet Clubs
• 3 World class golf courses: The Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the Ocean Course by Mark McCumber
• Ride your bikes on the beach or on the paved paths that cover more than 25 miles
• Fishing and crabbing in the lagoon (keep an eye out for Al the gator)
• Ride horses at Lawton Stables
• Or just relax poolside with your favorite adult beverage!
**** Frequently Asked Questions ****
What arrangements are made to pick up a key? Our home is equipped with an electronic 'keyless' entry system that is programmed with a code of your choice. This makes it very convenient for our guests as they do not have to worry about getting locked out, or losing a key.
Does your pool get any direct sun as many of the homes we've stayed in within Sea Pines, well there pools are too shaded? Yes, our pool gets direct sun light from mid-morning to late afternoon. Summer pool temps generally range from 87 - 90 degrees. Many of our guests share that they really enjoy having the pool after a day at the beach!
What if there is an issue while we are staying at your house? Our home has been professionally managed by an on-island company for the past several years. All issues are quickly addressed with minimal disruption to your vacation. So, you never need to worry about trying to contact the owner to report a problem and work with an absentee owner to help them address the issue.
Where can we rent bikes and how much does it cost? As mentioned above, feel free to use our 6 adult 26 inch bikes, bike cart, or use one of the many bike rental companies on the island. I'll be glad to provide you with recommended companies should you decide to not use our bikes, or should you need more. And our home is conveniently located right on one of the many bike paths that take you all over the plantation.
How close are you to the beach? Under 5 minutes by bike, or an enjoyable 8-10 minute stroll. See the map below.
Are you close to Harbour Town and South Beach? Yes, and we bike to both. Our home is just about equal distance to both; it's about a 10 minute bike ride, or 5 minutes by car.
What size is your house? Our single level home is over 2,500 square feet. The master bedroom is approximately 250 square feet, 2 bedrooms are about 200 square feet each (14 X 14) and the 4th bedroom / kid's bunk room is approximately 130 square feet. All bedrooms have ample closet and storage space.
Is your home for sale and could we have our vacation interrupted by an agent wanting to show the house? No, our home is not for sale. We do caution prospective guests that are looking at other properties to check with the owner or manager to insure that the property they are considering is not for sale, or that they will not have their vacation interrupted by agents wanting to show the home!
Do you offer discounts? If your arrival date is less than 30 days away and our home is available, we will certainly work with you.
Do we add cleaning fees to your listed prices? No, this fee is included in the price. The only other fees are South Carolina Accommodation and City of Hilton Head Island taxes totaling 10%, and the optional fee to heat the pool and / or spa, or gas log fireplace.
Keywords: Free-Standing Home, house, private, lagoon view, resort, comfortable, classic, close to beach, updated, modern, convenient, beach, deer run, Baynard cove, heritage woods, sea pines plantation, water, heritage classic, golf, tennis
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Fall Sport 2015
Sep 19 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay
Winter 2015 - 2016
Oct 31 - Apr 1, 2016
60 night min stay
Spring Break 2016
Apr 2 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay
Apr 9 - Apr 18, 2016
10 night min stay
Spring Leisure 2016
Apr 23 - May 20, 2016
7 night min stay
May 21 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay
4th of July 2016
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay
Jul 9 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay
Fall Leisure 2016
Sep 10 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay
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Located in one of the country's premier and exclusive family resorts, The Sea Pines Plantation.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: After vacationing in Sea Pines for years, we finally 'treated' ourselves to this home as a 25th wedding anniversary present to each other.
Why the Owner Chose Heritage Woods:
The Sea Pines Plantation is like no other vacation / resort community you will find. And Deer Run Lane puts you in the best location in the plantation. Just a short stroll to the beach and minutes by bike to South Beach, Harbour Town, or just about anywhere within the plantation. You quickly find yourself not wanting to use your car, but walk or bike everywhere. It is all about connecting with family, friends and the unique environment of the plantation.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This isn't a 'rental property' to us - it's our home! We want our guests to feel like they are staying in a special place, with the amenities you'd expect in a resort home, along with the charm and comfort of a true 'beach' house. As you can see in the pictures - our recent renovations, along with the open floor plan, will keep you comfortable and connected with family and the outdoors. Were right on one of the bike trails that connect the plantation. Imagine sitting at the dining room table, or on the screened porch, and having a fabulous view of the birds that flock to the lagoon, or the fish as they jump. Some evenings you will see deer slowly work their way through the area and disappear into the woodland area behind our home. The lagoon is great for taking the kids fishing or crabbing. All you need is a simple pole with a float, worms and you are on your way to making memories. We looked at so many homes in the area before we purchased this house and began its' transformation into Chateau Relaxo! You won't find a cleaner, more relaxed and well appointed, open and fun house in the area.
Private pool gets full sun from 10 am to 4 pm!
Beautiful lagoon view from your private pool and spa
Great deck for entertaining, BBQing, and dining outdoors with the family
View to front entrance, dinning and kitchen areas; wonderful open floor concept
Master Bed room with 40' Sony TV, private deck overlooking pool and screen porch
Surfboard bedroom with private bath
Kid's bunk room with 2 twin beds (trundle bed), plenty of beach towels too!
4th bedroom closet, farmhouse sink
View of pool and lagoon from the screened in porch, great for morning coffee
Be sure to get over to Harbour Town for the Gregg Russell concerts, kids love it
View of pool, spa, 1,300 sq ft entertainment area and deck off of master bedroom
Beautiful travertine deck featuring over 1,200 sq ft of entertaining area
View of additional entertainment and BBQ area
Granite counters, chef grade cutlery, Keurig coffee maker, dual ice-maker fridge
Living room with view to dinning area, screened porch and outdoor pool area
Master Bath with roman tub, romantic shower for 2 (glass walls) & double sinks
Private bath for Surfboard bedroom
Corner bedroom private bath with zero entry 'Rain Shower' with glass wall
In suite washer & dryer can be hidden from view
Relaxing screened porch overlooks the pool and lagoon, great for morning coffee!
An easy stroll, just 12 houses down the bike path to the beach
South Carolina Accommodation License
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